How to sign in to another Apple ID account on iPad
Apple IDs are used for several purposes: from accessing the App Store to download your favorite apps to connecting with your contacts through iMessage and even to syncing your photos across all your devices through iCloud.
In any case, it may be that for some reason or another you have more than one Apple ID account, which perhaps you created at different times in your life or have been using for one thing or another. Here we show you how to change the Apple ID associated with your iPad.
First of all, you will need to make sure that you have the correct data for the new Apple ID account you want to connect to. If you use a password for each one, it is more important than ever to verify that you will be able to log in without problems.
How to sign in to another Apple ID account on iPad: iTunes, iBooks and App Store
To change your account, you must go to ‘Settings’ and click on your name, followed by ‘iTunes and App Store’. At the top of the menu, you will see your email. Tap on it and you will be offered several options, one of which is to ‘Close session’.
Touch ‘Sign out’ and now go back to the previous ‘iTunes and App Store’ section. At the top, you will now see the option to ‘Sign in’, where you can now enter the Apple ID and the password associated with the other account.
How to sign in to another Apple ID account on iPad: iCloud, Messages, FaceTime, and Game Center
There are other apps that also use your Apple ID, which you may want to change.
How to change iCloud Apple ID
To change the iCloud Apple ID, you must go to ‘Settings’, tap on your name and then on ‘iCloud’. Scroll down until you find the option that allows you to log out of the current account you are connected to.
Logging out of your iCloud account means that you will no longer be able to access the documents and information that you have stored in the cloud, so you will have to choose whether to keep this data on your device or delete it.
Once you have logged out, you should go to ‘Settings’ again, touch on your photo and then on ‘iCloud’. There, you should see the option to ‘Sign in’ and enter the details of the other Apple ID account you want to use.
How to change your Messages Apple ID
To change the Messages Apple ID, you must go to ‘Settings’, followed by ‘Messages’. Then, tap on the ‘Send and receive’ option and tap on your Apple ID account to log out. Once done, you can now touch log in to your other account.
How to change your FaceTime Apple ID
To change your Apple ID for FaceTime, you will need to go to ‘Settings’, followed by ‘FaceTime’. Once there, you can now tap on your Apple ID to log out. Then, tap on ‘Use your Apple ID for FaceTime’ and log into the other account.
How to change your Game Center Apple ID
To change the Apple ID of Game Center, just go to the ‘Settings’ of your iPad and tap on ‘Game Center’. Once you’ve found your Apple ID, tap on it to sign out. Then enter the details of the other account, and voila!